A Week of Geospatial Change seen through a HoloLens
One week ago we released FME 2015.0 and I blogged about how 2015 is likely to be a year of great changes. Let’s quickly see how we’re doing one week in. Well, on Tuesday, Google shocked pretty much everyone and ended a multi-year foray into the enterprise spatial data management realm by announcing the imminent […]
6 Google Maps Engine Alternatives
Google has announced that they’re ending support for Google Maps Engine. If you’ve used Google Maps Engine to store your vector and raster data, you should be aware that your GME data will disappear on January 29, 2016. No better time than the present to migrate your geographic data to a replacement Maps Engine solution. But […]
FME 2015: Ready for a Year of Change
“Change is the only constant in life”. So wrote the Greek philosopher Heraclitus roughly 2600 years ago. I wonder what he’d make of 2015, even only two weeks in. Energy prices defying common wisdom and falling to multi-year lows, with differing impacts on government, corporate, and personal budgets. Companies and governments scrambling in aftermath of […]
What’s Great in FME Desktop 2015
Below is a technical summary of all the new and updated applications, functionality, and formats in FME Desktop 2015. See a general overview of what’s new at safe.com/fme/new/, and be sure to join our upcoming webinars that take a closer look into the new FME Desktop and FME Server. Details on what’s great in the new FME Server / FME […]
Top 3 Everything FME of 2014
To close out 2014, we’ve compiled our most popular resources of the year, including videos, articles, and graphics. We included a few FME usage statistics, and even our favourite fun moments of 2014. Browse through the interactive slides to see the resources, and/or read through the list below. Top webinars 5 Tips to Become an Esri Geodatabase Power User […]
The Top Influencer for FME Server 2015? You!
Each year at this time we send out a survey asking for feedback on FME Server. Your feedback is crucial in shaping our focus for the coming year. In combination with existing enhancement requests that you’ve provided, the survey results directly impact efforts in development, knowledge base, marketing, education and documentation. This year I’m asking you to again […]
FME Service Packs: The Dawning of the Age of .0
Hot on the heels of the Esri release of ArcGIS 10.3, a new service pack for FME 2014 is now available. FME 2014 SP5 adds support for ArcGIS 10.3, among other minor updates for FME Desktop. Download it at safe.com/download. So ok, we lied. FME 2014 SP4 was not the last service pack of the […]
125,000 MPH Railways!
In which a large railway uses FME Server to build a real-time message broadcasting service to handle 3,000,000 messages per day – and yes, that is 125,000 Messages Per Hour.
The State (+ Future) of BIM and GIS Interoperability
If we were in the habit of choosing a “Word of the Year” around here at Safe, “BIM” would be a strong contender for 2014. This week, as Autodesk University kicks into gear, I expect it will be front and center, as it has been recently at a number of conferences Safers have attended. BIM […]
GIS Users On BIM Adoption (Infographic)
In a recent online survey, Safe customers weighed in on the current and future states of BIM and GIS. These selected results reflect the answers of respondents with a GIS background. For my thoughts on the survey results, check out The State (+ Future) of BIM and GIS Interoperability.